(born November 14, 1959) is an actor who made his name on the BBC serial The Monocled Mutineer, in which he played the lead role. Following on from that part, he was cast as the eponymous I
in Bruce Robinson
's cult film comedy, Withnail and I (1987).
Since then his career has concentrated on television work including the Hornblower series and The Doctor in the 1996 Doctor Who TV movie (see List of Doctor Who serials). He has had small roles in a number of high-profile American films including Alien 3 and Queen of the Damned.
His brothers Mark, Joe, and Stephen are also actors; the four of them starred together (as four brothers) in the 1995 television miniseries The Hanging Gale. They also formed the pop quartet The McGanns, releasing the single Everything But The Boy.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.
Paul McGann Facts
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|Ghosts on the Underground|
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|Masterpiece Contemporary: Collision|
|Doctor Who: The Movie|